By Viet SC
Vietnam, 7 December 2022 -- On December 4, 2022, Aspirants of Xuan Hiep and Ben Cat held a joint day of recollection at the Benedictine Sisters (OSB) Monastery. The recollection was accompanied by Father Dominic Tran Quang Hien - in charge of the Xuan Hiep group, and Father Francis Xavie Tran Cong Phan - in charge of the Ben Cat group.
The retreat began with a talk by Father Joseph Nguyen Ngoc Vinh - Vice Rector of Philip Rinaldi Theological Community. Then there was a moment of recollection - confession and spiritual friends. Finally, there was Mass at the Monastery in a sacred and fervent atmosphere.
After Mass, they returned to the Philip Rinaldi Theological Community for lunch and some performances. After lunch, the confreres listened to a sharing on "Happiness in vocation" by Father Joseph Vu Trong Tai, SDB. The program ended with a friendly football match between the two vocations centers and a short talk from the Provincial, Barnabas Le An Phong.